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Lot #517
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (12 June) 10pf stationery card from Tsingtao, addressed to an English officer in India, with a multitude of transit pmks, including German office in Tientsin, Peking, Hong Kong, Bombay, Jubbulpore, India, framed bilingual "Parti/Left" crayon redirection markings, finally arriving "D.L.O Nagpur 1 Aug 99", fine and well travelled card
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$140.00

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Lot #518
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (9 Jan) German 10pf stationery card from Bautzen to Dr. Knappe, Governor of Kiauchau, with "Tsintanfort Marine-Feldpost" arrival, forwarded to Canton, also cover sent from Frankfurt (11 Jan 98) to Kiauchau, with Tsintanfort Marine-Feldpost (27 Feb 98) arrival, handstamped "Unbestellbar" (undeliverable), sent back to Germany, with post office ("opened to research address of sender") and other markings, fine and scarce pair of covers from Germany to Kiauchau "Deutsche China" (which was at the time a Naval Fieldpost Establishment and "Tsintanfort Marine-Feldpost" cds was in usage from January 26 to March 12, 1898)
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$450.00

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Lot #519
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (Feb) cover from Germany to a German officer on board a naval vessel at "Kiao Tschau" East Asia Squadron in China, sent via Naples (6 Feb), Nepal (28 Feb), Sea Post Office, Hong Kong, Shanghai, arriving Tsintanfort, back to Nepal (1 May), probably to Steamer "Bavaria", cover opened and resealed with blue labels at sides, fine
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$450.00

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Lot #520
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (12 Feb) registered cover franked with vertical pair of 20pf ultramarine, overprinted "China", tied by "Tsinanfort Marine Feldpost" departure pmks, with corresponding Registry label at left, Munich arrival (21 Mar) on back, fine and forerunner cover from Tsinanfort
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$230.00

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Lot #521
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (18 Jan) 10pf "Nur fur Marine Schiffsposten" overprinted stationery card, additionally franked with 10pf China overprint, tied by "Tsingtau Kiautchau Marine-Feldpost" cds, sent to Germany, with Rosenthal arrival
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$230.00

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Lot #522
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (12 Mar) illustrated color postcard to Leipzig, franked with unoverprinted 5pf green, canceled "Tsinanfort" (12.3.98), charged "10" in blue crayon, with framed "T" at top handstamp on arrival in Germany, fine, First Day of usage of this cancel
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$230.00

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Lot #523
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1899 (9 Nov) cover from Hildesheim to Kiauchau, franked with unoverprinted 10pf carmine, addressed to a German soldier, with "China" overprinted 10pf added on arrival in Tsingtau (22.11.99), re-addressed to Peking, then to Yokohama, German Hospital, back to Tsingtau, manuscript Marine Bureau Berlin (crossed out), with Shanghai Local Post and other transit and arrival markings, cover roughly opened at right, fine incoming military mail from Germany, just before the outbreak of Boxer Rebellion
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$230.00

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Lot #524
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1899 (19 Nov) special (Chinese Recruits in Tsingtau) card with 1/2c Chefoo local canceled "Tsingtau", used via Tsingtau-Kiautschou, with 5pf franking, addressed to Germany, with Bromberg (3.1.00) arrival cds alongside, v.f., scarce combination franking
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$450.00

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Lot #525
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1900 (29 Oct) Reichspost "Feldposkarte" franked with 1M carmine, tied by Werdohl departure cds, showing address of "Chinesen Kompagnie Litsun, Kiautschou", card was used on a parcel, with some adhesions on back, rare
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$230.00

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Lot #526
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1900 red "Gruss aus Kiautschou" embossed Golden Dragon picture card to Germany, franked with 1/2c (2) 1c and 2c CIP Coiling Dragons, tied by framed tombstone pmks sent via the German Post office in Tsingtau, where 5pfg on 10pf carmine was added for further transmission to Pyritz, with 6.9.00 arrival
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Catalog #3a
$210.00

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Lot #527
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1900 (3 July) picture postcard (Chinese Torpedo crew) franked with 5 Pfg on 10pf carmine, diagonal overprint, top sheet margin single, without the customary crayon mark, tied by Tsingtau cds, sent to Germany, with Prenzlau arrival (21/8/00), card corner wrinkles, otherwise fine, with 1989 Steuer certificate
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Catalog #Mi.1 II a
$260.00

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Lot #528
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1901 Panorama three-part postcard from Kiauchau to Waldheim, Germany, franked with 1/2c and 1c China CIP Coiling Dragons, used together with unoverprinted Germany 10pf Reichspost, tied by Tsingtau departure cds, with Waldheim 2.4.01 arrival pmk at bottom, v.f., signed Steuer
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$230.00

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Lot #529
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1901 (5 Sep) free-frank "Feldpostbrief" cover to Germany, oval "Tsingtau-Kiautschou Bahnpost Zug.2" (Railway, Train 2) datestamp, Brackel (Dortmund) 15.9.01 arrival cds on back
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$140.00

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Lot #530
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1901 10pf carmine, diagonal "China" overprint, block of four canceled on piece by "Taputur Kiautschau 17.1.01" cds, v.f., extremely rare, signed Bothe
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$230.00

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Lot #531
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1902 (15 Dec) registered cover from Tsingtau to Germany, franked with 5pf and 50pf Yacht, tied by departure cds, with "Tsingtau (Kiautschou) Deutsche Post" Registry label, endorsed "Per Eilboten Bote Bezahlt", Marburg arrival pmk on back, fine
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$230.00

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Lot #532
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1905 cover from Tsingtau to New York, with "Post Office New York, N.Y. The enclosure was damaged in the wreck of the "20th Century Limited" train on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern R.R. that occurred at Mentor, Ohio, Wednesday, June 21, 1905", very rare
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$230.00

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Lot #533
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1905 $2 1/2 slate & carmine, l.h., v.f., signed Diena, Brun,
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Catalog #32
Catalog Value $ 1,350
$450.00

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Lot #534
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1909 (3 Sep) Chinese 1c stationery card canceled "Kiaochow", with 2c Yacht added alongside, tied by Tsingtau Kautschou cds, sent to Germany, "Via Siberia" endorsement, fine and unusual "mixed franking" card
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$140.00

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Lot #535
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1914 (27 Aug) German 5pf postal card from Dettum to Tsingtau, with "Zuruck! Keine Beforderungsgelegenheit" (return to sender, no transportation available), fine
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$140.00

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Lot #536
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1914 (17 July) picture postcard (Chinese family at home) franked with 4c Yacht, tied by Tsingtau departure cds, addressed to Holland, readdressed to London, arriving at the outbreak of WWI, red "P.C." censor cachet and sent back to Arnhem, with 2.12.14 arrival cds, fine and interesting card
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$180.00

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